Hairbyar pours scorn over
International Community and Human Rights
Organisations silence over Genocide
By Adeenag Baloch
Wednesday, March 2, 2011
Commenting on the recent Amnesty
International report on Balochistan, The Baloch
exiled leader Hairbyar Marri harshly criticised the international
human rights organistaion silence over genocide of Baloch people in
the hands of
Pakistani Armed Forces and its civilian establishments. He said that
colonial forces had embarked upon a policy of genocide with impunity
but The conscious negligence of International Organistaion was
policies of the oppressor.
He said, " if International Community stop helping and backing
forces, It can't maintain its hold over Balochistan for a long
period." He further
said that" intentional neglegiance" of internationl community had
resulted in the
massacre of Baloch people. Had they intervened in Balochistan on
, the genocide could have been averted.
His harsh statement came in the backdrop of an Amnesty International
calling for an end to custodial killings of Baloch activists.
It states, " The Pakistan government must immediately provide
accountability for the
alarming number of killings and abductions in Balochistan attributed
forces in recent months".
Amnesty Interanational concerns that death toll is rising with an
alarming pace. "
In the last four months, at least 90 Baloch activists, teachers,
lawyers have disappeared or been murdered, many in "kill and dump"
according to information compiled by Amnesty International. Their
bodies, most bearing torture marks, have been recovered across
In October 2010 AI reported, " Many people have died at the hands of
forces in extrajudicial executions and deaths in custody, and
thousands of people
are reported to have been subjected to enforced disappearance. "
Not only the international organistaions but Supreme Court of
yesterday (25/02/2011) that Balochistan detriorating situation was
linked to issue
of missing persons. A three-member apex court bench of Chief Justice
(CJP) Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, Justice Muhammad Sair Ali, Justice
has been hearing a petition filed by the Balochistan High Court Bar
(BHCBA) president under Article 184(3) of the constitution, making
government and nine others as respondents. The petition submitted to
court claims that more than 5000 Baloch are missing since military
launched by military regime of General Pervaiz Musharaf.
Daily Dawn reporeted on 26 feburary 2011 ," In its petition, Mr
Shakeel had sought
the court`s direction requiring the government to protect the life
and property of
the people of Balochistan by taking steps to curb the incidents of
and abduction for ransom. According to the petition, at least 5,000
missing in Balochistan.................On Sept 14, the petitioner
said, three people
were abducted by the personnel of law-enforcement agencies and the
body of Sher Ali
Kurd advocate was found in Khuzdar on Sept 24...........Throughout
said, nobody considered himself to be safe or protected."
The conflict in Balochistan is worsening day by day. Not a single
day pass without
dumping and killing of mutialated bodies of Baloch activists. The
victims do not
belong to a particular groups. It includes political workers, poets
teachers, labourers across Balochistan. The crisis has engulfed all
the territories that are historically parts of Balochistan. Many of
Humanitarian Crisis in Balochistan to that of Darfur. However,
and organisation neglects the alarming number of Internal Displaced
Balochistan.More than 50000 people have Internally displaced or
become homless since
Pakistani military started its biggest military adventure after
Pakistan in 1971.
Natural disasters have also contributed to miseries of already the
areas. The floods in 2007 and 2010 have destroyed numerous villages,
making ten of
thousands of people homeless across Balochistan. To rub the salt to
Pakistan did not allow international donors and NGOS to take part in
relief activities in the aftermath worst Humanitary Crisis as called
To conclude, Hairbyar's rage is justified over Intentional
International Community. To avoid a major Humanitarian crisis in the
UN should immediately think about Humanitarian Intervention in
As the conflict does not seem letting up, another Darfur in next few
months seem to
be in the offing.